Press release from Asda:
A TRULY LOCAL EVENT!!
A DAY FOR FAMILY AND COMMUNITY AS ASDA OPENS ITS DOORS IN RAYLEIGH
What: The new Asda in Rayleigh opens to the public with Chairman of Rochford District Council, Cllr Keith Gibbs, Chairman of Rayleigh Town Council Cllr Patricia Weaver, plus local VIP’s Sylvia Jackson, Majorie Marks and competition winner 10 year old Katie Allen.
Where: Asda Rayleigh, Rawreth Lane, Rayleigh, Essex, FS6 9NF
When: Monday 29th October, 10:00am
Press briefing 09:50am
First Photo opportunity 09:55am
Asda’s new store will open with an explosion of entertainment for all the family complete with balloon modeller, face painter, confetti cannons and local talent. Brass band quintet, Full Sathom 5 will provide the soundtrack to your shopping and Magic will be courtesy of 11 year old competition winner James Holdsworth.
Matt Featherstone and his team of more than 155 colleagues and special VIPs, prepare to welcome customers to the store on its official opening day, Monday 29th October 2007.
Local ASDA colleagues Sylvia Jackson and Majorie Marks will be on hand to help Chairman of the Rochford Council, Cllr Ron Gibbs and store manager Matt Featherstone, to officially open the store to the public.
So the new Asda store opens today – although neither Chris nor Ron will be there, due to other commitments. However Asda said they’d be happy for us to put their press release on onlinefocus.
Please tell us over the new few hours, days and months what you think of it, especially in terms of shopping experience, traffic, and any nuisance it causes. Good things and bad things .
When people Google for “Asda Rayleigh” at the moment, the top two items are from Onlinefocus. Your comments are likely to get noticed…. We want this thread to be the main reference point on the web for this store.